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What to do this weekend in Park City: ‘The Providers,’ Gallery Stroll and Parsons Dance

Parsons Dance connects with its audiences through movements that showcase the technicality of everyday activities. The company will perform Saturday at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Lois Greenfield

This weekend offers pairings of activities each night: Don’t miss an insightful Thursday night with a screening of “The Providers” and the debut of the Kimball Art Center book club. A night out on Friday can offer a wide range of activities on Main Street, starting with the Last Friday Gallery Stroll and Meyer Gallery exhibit opening to the PC Girls Cabaret. Saturday’s pairing features the Weekend Wine Series and Parson Dance performance. For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.

“The Providers” film screening
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m.
Park City Library Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave.
Free
“The Providers” gives audiences a glimpse of how El Centro, a group of safety-net clinics, provides medical care to families and individuals in rural northern New Mexico. Their mission is similar to that of the People’s Health Clinic, which services the uninsured in Summit and Wasatch counties. A post-screening panel discussion about free health clinics will follow the screening.

Read and Re(View) – The Kimball’s New Book Club
Thursday, March 29, 7 p.m.

Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd.
Free
In this inaugural session of the Kimball’s book club, join as the group discusses Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez. Uniting art and literature, come together for an engaging conversation that will expand experiences of the book as well as the center’s featured exhibition. Email nancy.stoaks@kimballartcenter.org to RSVP.

Mamma Mia!
Thursday, March 28 – Saturday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 31, 6 p.m.
The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street
Tickets: Thursday $29-$45; Friday through Sunday $35-$55
Ziegfeld Theater Company’s production of the Tony-nominated musical. The story centers around former pop singer Donna, whose daughter, Sophie, is about to get married. Sophie wants her father to walk her down the aisle, but she and Donna don’t know who the father is.

Last Friday Gallery Stroll
Friday, March 29, 6 – 9 p.m.
Various locations

Free
Join the art crowd as over twenty galleries host the “Last Friday” Gallery Stroll. Every month many galleries will hold artist receptions, demonstrations and more. The featured gallery this month is Meyer Gallery’s “Facing West,” featuring oil artists Seth Winegar and Silas Thompson.

PC Girl Cabaret
Friday, March 29, 9 p.m.
Flanagan’s on Main, 438 Main Street
Cover charge
Park City’s own Ellie Gallagher brings her standing room only cabaret show to Flanagan’s on Main. Sexy and entertaining, PC Girl Cabaret gives a peek into this little ski town’s mountain lifestyle through the eyes of a “PC Girl” with Broadway-style songs and show-stopping numbers that add up to a perfect evening.

Weekend Wine Series
Saturday, March 30, 6 p.m.
Deer Valley Silver Baron Lodge, 2880 Deer Valley Dr.
Tickets $34, 21 and over
Join a casual, fun wine tasting class guaranteed to get you laughing and learning at the same time. Taste five wines selected based on the topic for the weekend and end each class with a duplicate of one of the wines you’ve already tasted in our “Blind Tasting Challenge.” The Fox School of Wine designs classes to give both the beginner and the experienced wine lover a glimpse into stories, facts and history that make the world of wine so interesting.

Parsons Dance
Saturday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.
The Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd.
Tickets $29
The legendary, award-winning contemporary dance company returns from international tours to their Park City stage. Their brand of energized, athletic ensemble work is the signature of founders David Parsons and Tony Award-winning lighting designer Howell Binkley. This troupe of extraordinary dancers brings stories to tell, through the powerful medium of dance.


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